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RATINGS: 2220   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: 2 row German pale malt; Czech Saaz, German Northern Brewer hops.
Heaps o hops are hiding under the full, frothy head of this elegant Pils. All German malt subtleties linger beneath a long dry finish of this classy quencher. One of Michael Jacksons 500 Classic Brews


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Emeister84 (936) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2013 Smells of fresh, perfumy, floral, herbal noble hops, with some funky, sourdough notes. Beautiful, clear, pale golden hue, with a moderately lasting, white head. Snappy, spicy hoppiness, and German pale malt flavors equipped with biscuity dryness. Light bodied, crisp and refreshing, lively carbonation, and finishes clean with lingering floral and perfumy hop flavors.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
RAUCHFEST (122) - PROSPECT PARK, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2002
better than any pils i had in germany or the world for that matter on draft at the brewery is the way to go a great hops and malt masterpeice

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
igneous1 (1495) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUL 23, 2002
just as the description reads. very frothy head with a golden color and lots of carbonation. hoppy aroma and i think i caught just a hint of vinegar, but my sense of smell isnt the best. awesome pils with a dry aftertaste. victory is awesome!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - NOV 12, 2006
UPDATED: JUL 8, 2009 12 oz bottle via shigadeyo (thanks!).Pours a semi hazy golden blonde with a small white head. Aroma is grainy, grassy hops, pears and a bit of yeast. Taste is very hoppy for a Pilsner. Bitter aftertaste. Thin body. Watery mouthfeel. Basically a bunch of hops in water.... 7/8/2009-rerate-orig was 6/3/4/2/8 on 11/12/2006-wow either my palette has changed a LOT in almost 3 years, or this beer has gotten much better! Pours a clear gold with an everage white head. Nose is all saaz.oh wondrous saaz. THis is pils perfection. What i always imagined a VERY fresh Pilsner Urquell might be like.Umm this is world calss Pils perfection. Near perfect taste, mouthfeel, carbonation. me needs more!

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bbp182 (255) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2007
Wow, now Ive had a few well say "imperial" pilsners. Magic Hat and Troge, but this one, after a couple of tries, I was convinced, this is the best of the other ones Ive had. Great hoppy flavor for a pilsner. Pick this over Miller, Coors, Bud, Corona, Yuengling Light. Sam Light is pretty good.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
brandtmeister (3) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - OCT 19, 2007 does not count
hmmm, yummy. Picked this up on sale - loved the the label....what a surprise. Very crisp and clean, exactly how a good pilsener should be. I enjoyed every drop. Wonderfully refreshing bitter finish.

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Nick_J_A (7) - East Greenwich, Rhode Island, USA - SEP 10, 2011 does not count
Very good pils, if you are looking for one. I bought this six pack at Thorpes in RI. Will get again if I ever am in need of something refreshing.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
foamyhead (16) - California, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Im not a pilsner drinker. There, I said it. Well, actually, I wasnt a pilsner drinker until I found this beer. I was reluctant to try it but now that I did, Im hooked. Hoppy and light grain aromas give a hint of whats to come. Teasing flavors of hops drive this beer in a surprising way. Drinkable, enjoyable, perfect.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
McStagger (13) - Santa Barbara, California, USA - JUL 28, 2012
Bottle, poured into a tulip tasting glass. Big pour leads to two fingers sticky white head. Beer is a beautiful golden straw. Retention is high, as is lacing. Crackery nose with spicy hop presence. Herbal and floral, with notes of lime and a touch of sulfur. Tastes surprisingly bitter for a pils. Over the top noble hop presence leads to the same leafy/floral notes, along with a high degree of minerality and a bit of soapy bitterness. Bright and lively carbonation keeps things light and refreshing, especially when paired with the dry aftertaste. This is simply one of the best lagers I have ever tasted. Very flavorful, bitter, drying and refreshing. Easily the best pilsner I have tasted. Kudos to Victory.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
chicob (9) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - AUG 25, 2012 does not count
The best dry and crispy, yet flowery pils I know. the best in its style for craft beer lovers.


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